Cumberland County (Va.)--History--20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ar6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1756-1764, of Maria Carter Armistead (including letters written by Mrs. Thomas Feilde); business papers, 1782-1828, of William Cocke of "Bremo," Henrico County, Virginia and of "Oakland," Cumberland County, Virginia; and letters, 1861-1863, of William Fauntleroy Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke and Edmund Randolph Cocke concerning their service in the Confederate States Army (including the Battle of First Bull Run).Also included are five volumes of farm and...
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C23
Scope and Contents Includes survey with plat, 1785, of 65 acres on Willis Creek in Cumberland Co., Va. conveyed by Joseph Carrington to Mayo Carrington; bond, 1812, of John Adams, Richard Adams and Samuel Adams (guardians of the children of Mayo Carrington) with Benjamin Carrington to make title good on land belonging to estate of Mayo Carrington purchased by Benjamin Carrington; release, 1812, by Ann Carrington of dower right in land of Mayo Carrington; release (draft), , of Eliza G. Carrington to claim...
John Edmunds Papers
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ed5
Scope and Contents
Letter, 2 March 1795, of Eliza Short Ridgely, "Hors-du-Monde" [Cumberland County, Va.] to her nephew Jack [John Thomas Edmunds] concerning his health; and letter, 23 December 1807, of John [Thomas] Edmunds, Cabin Point, Va. to his uncle F[rederick] Ridgely, near Versailles, Kentucky concerning the possibility of war with Great Britain and the recruiting of troops in Virginia.
John H. Harvey Record Book
Identifier: Mss. MsV S2 Oversize
Scope and Contents
Record book, 1901-1903, of John H. Harvey, a teacher in Bon Brook Public School No. 4, a black school in Cumberland County, Virginia.
Littleton Parish Register
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch3
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Parish register, 1840-1902, of Littleton Parish, Cumberland County, Va. which includes baptisms, marriages, and confirmations, some years divided into "colored" and "white."
Parker Family Papers
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material....
Overton B. Pettit Papers
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P45
Scope and Contents Deed, 1834, from John Duffield, wife Amanda A. Duffield, John Duffield, Jr., wife Frances Duffield, Henry M. Myers, wife Caroline M. Myers and William H. Duffield transferring their rights as heirs of David Ross (to the estate, "Cobbham," Cumberland County, Va.) to Frederick A. Ross, trustee; deed of trust, 1844, from Overton B. Pettit and wife Mary E. Pettit to William Fontaine and Abraham Shepherd, trustees for money owed to Samuel Pettit (includes "Cobbham," slaves, equipment and crops);...
Nancy Randolph Papers
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R16
Scope and Contents Letters, 1805, from Ann Cary Randolph [Nancy Randolph] of "Bizarre," Cumberland County, Va. alluding to her sister Judith Randolph and to the Bizarre Scandal of 1792-1793. The collection includes typescripts of correspondence, 1814-1815, between Ann Cary (Randolph) Morris and her cousin John Randolph (1773-1833); magazine article, 1926, from Liberty magazine; and newspaper clipping, 1962 abstracting an article by Francis Biddle which appeared in American Heritage. Letters, 1805 and n.d....